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Ben Loyal from the Causeway

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Ben Loyal from the Causeway, watercolour, 16 x 26 cm One of my favourite views: Ben Loyal from the causeway over the Kyle of Tongue . The word 'kyle' is used to describe a wide inlet of the sea. Ben Loyal, with its majestic profile, is sometimes called the 'Queen of Scottish Mountains'. Location - https://goo.gl/maps/KgRpDJAJQ4r www.keithtilley.co.uk

Ryvoan Bothy

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Ryvoan Bothy, watercolour, 25 x 36 cm Ryvoan Bothy is on the old track from Glenmore through Strath Nethy . It's a quaint old cottage and makes a lovely painting subject. Location - https://goo.gl/maps/pVgKTrto9c22 www.keithtilley.co.uk

A Flow Country Sky

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A Flow Country Sky, watercolour, 16 x 26 cm

Cotton Grass at Duncansby Head

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Cotton Grass at Duncansby Head, watercolour, 13 x 18 cm Keith Tilley Watercolours www.keithtilley.co.uk

Sunlight on Dalemore

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Sunlight on Dalemore, watercolour on Fabriano 300gsm Rough paper, 16 x 26 cm The old farmstead of Dalemore. It must have been quite a substantial farm at one time, and the barns are still used, but the house is empty and becoming ruinous now. The sunlight shining on the buildings had the effect of a spotlight on a stage-set, highlighting them and subduing the background. I could have chosen to leave the wind turbines out, but they are such a feature of this landscape that it wouldn't have seemed right somehow. Keith Tilley Watercolours www.keithtilley.co.uk

Dounreay from Sandside

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Dounreay from Sandside, watercolour, 25 x 36 cm Usually when I paint a view of Dounreay Nuclear Power Station it is from the edge of the bay, often with a rough sea so that the crashing waves and clouds of spray create a lot of drama. On this occasion, I was attracted by the view as I walked down the hill from Sandside Lodge. The landscape in the foreground made a softer atmosphere, although still with the inevitable wildness of this stretch of coastline. From my Google collection - Keith Tilley Watercolours

Ice on a Moorland Road

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"Ice on a Moorland Road", watercolour, 16 x 26 cm Another view beside Loch More. Either a road to nowhere, or a road to peace and contemplation, depending upon your point of view! Keith Tilley Watercolours

Old Buildings at Loch More

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"Old Buildings at Loch More", watercolour, 25 x 36 cm I've probably said it before, but I love the area around Loch More in Caithness. There is such a feeling of open space and solitude, and little intrusion of man-made noise. It's also wind-swept and wild, but on a calm, sunny day there is nowhere better, in my opinion. Keith Tilley Watercolours

View at Weydale

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'View at Weydale', watercolour, 16 x 26 cm This view always stops me in my tracks as I come over the hill at Weydale. The farmhouse stands out in silhouette against the lighter distance, which extends over a huge area of farmland and the Flow Country beyond. The latest addition to Keith Tilley Watercolours .

Landscape at Loch More

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Landscape at Loch More, watercolour, 16 x 26 cm The latest addition to -  Keith Tilley Watercolours